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Citation Label: UT21
Publication Name: Moab Field Office: Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan
Publication Type: Land Use Plan / NEPA Document
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Author Name: Bureau of Land Management
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Publication Year: 2008
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Local Source File: UT21-MoabFinalPlan.pdf
Annotation: "The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) requires that the BLM "develop, maintain, and when appropriate, revise land-use plans" (43 United States Code [USC] 1712 [a]). The BLM has determined it is necessary to revise the existing land-use plan (LUPs) and prepare a new RMP for the Moab Field Office (MFO) based on a number of new issues that have arisen since preparation of the existing plans. In general, the purpose of this RMP is to provide a comprehensive framework for public land management within the MFO and its allocation of resources pursuant to the multiple-use and sustained yield mandate of FLPMA." (page 1)
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Ownership: Federal - "This Record of Decision (ROD) approves the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposal to manage the public lands within the Moab Field Office ..." (page 1); "The MPA [Moab Planning Area] comprises approximately 2,756,065 acres of land, of which approximately 1,822,562 acres is public land administered by the BLM (Table 1). In addition, the Moab Field Office also manages approximately 29,680 acres of subsurface mineral estate within the MPA and manages leasable minerals on 141,250 acres under U.S. Forest Service lands on the Manti-La Sal National Forest." (page 2)